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Get a 2020 iPad Pro with 128GB storage for $650, its lowest price yet

Apple just released a new iPad Pro model this month, featuring a super-fast M1 chip, 5G support, a Mini LED screen, and much more. However, the previous-gen iPad Pro is still one of the best tablets around, and Apple is looking to clear out its old stock. Now you can get the entry-level iPad Pro...

Leaked video reveals every feature of Sony’s premium WF-1000XM4 earbuds

Sony's lineup of audio accessories is already impressive, but it's about to get even better with the addition of the WF-1000XM4, the latest entry to Sony's premium true wireless earbuds line. Earlier today, an official product video was apparently shared to YouTube where it was quickly taken down, but not before it was rehosted on Reddit...

NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV is getting an update that adds new controller and peripheral support

NVIDIA is rolling out a minor software update to its line of SHIELD TV products. With SHIELD Experience 8.2.3 rolling out today, you won't be getting an OS update (as in, the OS is still Android 9 Pie with Android TV), but you are getting a newer security patch level and support for new accessories. The...

Genshin Impact 1.6 update brings along skins, a new character, new boss, and more ahead of Inazuma launch

Android has a bunch of great games, and one of my favorites for this year is definitely Genshin Impact. I've sunk a fair few hours grinding characters, weapons, and artifacts to their last stages (and written up tips and tricks for beginners and advanced players, to help you play the game better!). Irrespective of whether you are...

Microsoft Build was bad for Windows fans, and the company needs to do better

Microsoft held its annual Build developer conference this week. Once again, it was a virtual event, as the Redmond firm announced last year that all of its events would be virtual until at least July 2021. Sadly though, it just wasn't a good show, especially if you're a Windows fan. I know what you're thinking. I...

Join the forums for the Google Pixel 6, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE, and Android Automotive!

Over the last few weeks, we've seen a couple of leaks about the upcoming Google Pixel 6 and the Google Pixel 6 Pro. The leaks have given us a great look at the upcoming Google Pixel duo, and we're excited to learn more about the phones in the months leading up to the launch. If...

Is the iPad Pro 2021 waterproof?

If you're in the market for a new tablet, you just can't go wrong with the new iPad Pro. It's arguably one of the most powerful and refined tablets out there which Apple claims can even replace a full-fledged computer. Whether it does actually stand up to that claim or not is something you can...

Twitter is asking you to pay $3/mo for some new features

In February this year, Twitter announced new features to generate revenue and help users make money on the platform. At the time, the company detailed a couple of features like Twitter Communities, Super Follow, and Safety Mode. Shortly thereafter, the platform started testing an undo send feature as part of its upcoming paid subscription service....

ASUS rolls out new ZenUI updates to the ZenFone 8 & 6 and ROG Phone 5 & 3

ASUS is rolling out a bunch of software updates to its flagship smartphones. From the 2019 ZenFone 6 to the gaming-focused ROG Phone 3 and ROG Phone 5, to the latest and greatest ZenFone 8, all phones are being treated to a new ZenUI update. Most of these are minor updates, fixing bugs, improving stability,...

XDA Basics: How to set up Google Authenticator on your new Android phone

Enabling two-factor authentication adds an extra level of security to your online accounts. The Google Authenticator app is an easy way to get and manage the passcodes that are needed for this. In this guide, you'll learn how to set up Google Authenticator on your new Android phone. For this guide, you'll need: A recent iOS...

Chrome 91 offers up to 23% faster performance thanks to these changes

Google recently rolled out Chrome 91 on the stable channel. The update introduced a host of changes, including revamped form controls, default desktop mode support on large screen devices, File System Access API improvements, and more. The update also came with a host of performance improvements, and Google has now revealed that the latest update...

Google One prepares to let you pick which apps should bypass its VPN

Google One is one of the lesser-known services of Google. For starters, it’s a paid cloud storage service from Google, with plans ranging from 100GB all the way up to 30TB. With Google Photos set to drop free unlimited backups from June 1, there’s been renewed interest surrounding Google One and its various plans. Storage...